• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
  • North Valley Business Centre, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland     +353 21 206 6178     info@prochem.ie
  • Automation Technician – Co. Waterford

    Role Summary:


    • Our client is looking for an Automation Technician to join their busy bio-pharmaceutical state-of-the-art facility in Co. Waterford.
    • The successful candidate will work with the Automation Team to provide Automation support for operations and project implementation.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Provide technical support & guidance to Process, Maintenance & Facilities Engineers.
    • Act as the Automation support contact with manufacturing operational area’s Fill Finish, Oral Dose, Packaging, Projects, Maintenance & Facilities.
    • Identify, evaluate & implement opportunities for continuous improvement of the PLC / SCADA Automation Systems & applications.
    • Provide high level Automation support to operations to ensure the automation systems are kept in a compliant manner.
    • Operational Support: Maintenance, PLCs Control Systems, Operational support in terms of Automations support PLC/SCADA systems and applications.


    Qualifications and Experience:


    • 3-5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical control systems operational and/or project engineering role.
    • Electrical background, Automation, Megatronics,
    • Pharma or medical device experience, manufacturing is also an advantage
    • Excellent technical knowledge with good operational and/or project engineering experience i.e. all phases of the GAMP life cycle validation phases.
    • Control system Change Control & Validation Protocol generation, review and execution.
    • Hands on experience.
    • Advantage if worked in IT infrastructure as a big crossover.
    • Excellent Communication skills
    • Team Player Experience
    • Experience of PLC systems Siemens Elau an advantage
    • Experience of SCADA systems Ifix / Wonderware Utility MS and EMS systems
    • Vision systems Antares / Systech (experience of Packaging Serialisation would be a distinct advantage for this role)
    • Experience of Packaging and/or sterile vial filling an advantage but not essential.


    To Apply: Quote – PE22115


    If you would like to discuss this vacancy or to discuss your career and other job opportunities in confidence, contact us:

    14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland.
    +353 56 77 90100


    Click here to submit your CV

    Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.